A woman was critically injured in a hit-and-run accident in South Los Angeles Tuesday evening.
The accident occurred around 8 p.m. near the intersection of West 70th Street and South Broadway.
The driver of the vehicle paused briefly before fleeing the scene.
The victim sustained severe head injuries and was transported to a local hospital. She is currently in critical condition.
A witness recalled the hit-and-run vehicle as a white Toyota Tacoma with a camper shell. The vehicle will have front-end damage from the accident.
Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department.
Each year, over 1,500 people are killed in hit-and-run accidents. Pedestrians account for 60% of the victims. With the lack of adequate protection, pedestrians often sustain more serious injuries than any other victims of auto accidents.
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